Higher and Higher: A Rock n’ Soul Shindig! starring Chester Gregory
April 17, 2020
7:30 p.m. - Tickets $35
Broadway showstopper Chester Gregory (Motown: The Musical, Hairspray, Sister Act, Dreamgirls) dazzles in a night of solid gold hits. The star of Motown: The Musical leaves it all on the stage, wooing audiences with his glorious voice and white-hot dance moves. The New York Times calls him, "jaw-dropping...overflowingly charismatic," noting that “Gregory has the audience eating out of the palm of his hand.” Twist the night away with classic Motown-era rock ’n soul favorites including "Dancing in the Street," "My Girl," and "Superstition."
Presented by Artists Lounge Live.
Sponsored by J. Murray & Associates and Friends of Freedom Hall
About Chester Gregory
Chester Gregory is an all-around Broadway showstopper. The New York Post boasts Chester’s magnetic stage presence“isn’t scene-stealing, but robbery on an Enron scale.” His Broadway credits include MOTOWN (Berry Gordy—upcoming), HAIRSPRAY (Seaweed), SISTER ACT (Eddie), TARZAN (Terk, Original Cast), and CRY-BABY (Dupree, Original Cast). National tours include MOTOWN (Berry Gordy), SISTER ACT (Eddie), DREAMGIRLS (James “Thunder” Early), and the title role in THE JACKIE WILSON STORY. Regional: SHREK (Donkey) in the Seattle Pre-Broadway run, and TWO TRAINS RUNNING (Sterling) at The Goodman Theatre. Television: performances on THE DAILY SHOW, THE VIEW, and THE TONY AWARDS. Chester is the recipient of numerous accolades including Chicago’s Jeff Award, the NAACP Theatre Award, the key to the city of his hometown of Gary, Indiana, as well as an honorary Doctorate Degree from Columbia College Chicago. He also stars in his original Jackie Wilson tribute THE EVE OF JACKIE.